Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver
Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver, 645 Howe St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2Y9, Canada

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Event Date Tue Nov 5 EST - Thu Nov 7 EST (about 2 years ago)
Location Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver
645 Howe St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2Y9, Canada
Region Americas

Unpredictability and opportunities are simultaneously being created, as rising interest rates and geopolitics converge on a strengthening global economy. At the brink of impending trade wars, how should institutional investors think beyond survival? Shaped by input from Top 100 Pensions, the 19th Edition CAIP West Forum is uniquely designed for institutional investors looking to exploit alternative investments in a volatile investment climate.


2019 Speakers

Juan Carlos Artigas
Director, Investment Research, World Gold Council

Jeremy Bell
Partner, George & Bell Consulting

Jennifer Coulson
Vice President, ESG Public Markets, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation

Brandon Da Silva
Associate Portfolio Manager Strategic Relationships and Innovation, OPTrust

Caitlin Dean
Director, Global Strategic Analysis, The Eurasia Group

Chris DeMeo
Strategic Client Solutions, Head of Americas, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Luc Dumontier
Partner & Head of Factor Investing, La Française Investment Solutions

Bobby Eng
Vice President, Head of SPDR ETF Business Development – Canada, State Street Global Advisors, Ltd.

Anne-Marie Fink
Portfolio Strategist, Alternatives Program Management, State Street Global Advisors

Brandan George
Partner, George & Bell Consulting

Jean-Christophe Greck
Managing Director, Fiera Private Debt

Peter Hobbs
Managing Director, bfinance

Augustin Landier
Head of Research at AXA IM Chorus, AXA Investment Managers Chorus

Chris Lawless
Former Chief Economist, Strategy and Risk, BCI, the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation

Jun Li
Chief Investment Officer, Power Pacific Corporation Limited, Shanghai (Sagard China)

Colyn Lowenberger
Founding President & CEO, Mobius Benefit Administrators Inc.

George Milling-Stanley
Vice President, Head of Gold Strategy, State Street Global Advisors

Alan Nolan
Product Specialist - LGM Investments, BMO Global Asset Management

David Pappin
Senior Vice President and Fund Manager, Fiera Real Estate Investments

Adam Perlaky
Investment, World Gold Council

Michael J. Peters
Deputy Superintendent of Pensions, BC Financial Institutions Commission (FICOM)

Charles Quintal
President, Retirement Committee, Assembly of Quebec Catholic Bishops

Sahar Sharafzadeh
Senior Analyst,Treasury Teck Resources Limited

Stephen Thompson
Executive Director of Capital Markets, Province of Alberta

Vivian Lin Thurston
Partner and Portfolio Manager, William Blair

Lincoln Webb
Executive Vice President & Global Head Infrastructure & Renewable Resource Investments, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation

Mark Webster
Director, ETF Institutional, BMO Global Asset Management

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors

• AXA Investment Managers
• Fiera Private Debt
• La Francaise
• State Street Global Advisors

• Aberdeen Standard
• bfinance
• Mackenzie Investments
• William Blair

• Fidelity
• Ortec Finance

• Ares
• Morgan Stanley